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Chaitra Mahina 2021 in North India – Chaitra Month Starting in Hindu Calendar in 2021

Chaitra Month, or Chait Maas, is the first month in the traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Hindi Chaitra Month in 2021 begins on March 29 and ends on April 27, 2021. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Bihar, and Chhattisgarh. The traditional Hindi New Year is celebrated on the Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (on the first day of the bright or waxing phase of moon in Chaitra Month). Vikram Samvat 2078 as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India will begin on April 13, 2021.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Chaitra Month 2021 is on March 31. Moonrise time is at 8:58 PM.

Chaitra Krishna and Shukla Paksha in 2021
Chaitra Month Krishna Paksha is from March 29 to April 12, 2021.
Chaitra Month Shukla Paksha is from April 13 to April 27, 2021.

Chaitra Amavasya in 2021 in North India
Chaitra Amavasya is on April 11 and April 12, 2021
Time is from 6:04 AM on April 11 to 8:01 AM on April 12.

Chaitra Purnima in 2021
Chaitra Purnima is on April 27, 2021 (Full moon)
Time is from 12:44 PM on April 26 to 9:01 AM on April 27
Purnima Vrat is on April 26.

Ekadashi in Chaitra Month 2021
Papamochani Ekadasi – April 7
Kamada Ekadasi – April 23

Pradosh in Chaitra Month in 2021
April 9
April 24

Important Festivals in Chaitra 2021 include:

Sheetala Ashtami/Basoda - April 4
Chaitra Shukladi - Vikram Samvat 2078 begins on April 13
Chaitra Navratri - April 13 to April 21
Gangaur Teej/ Saubhagya Sundari Teej - April 15
Gauri Tritiya – April 15
Matsya Jayanti - April 15
Chaitra Ashtami - April 20
Ram Navami – April 21
Hanuman Jayanti – April 27

The Chaitra Month in other regions
In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Chaitra Month 2021 begins on April 13 and ends on May 11.



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